City of Tyler, Minnesota

Minnesota's Danish Heartland


The RTR School District consists of an elementary school in Ruthton; a middle school in Russell; and a high school in Tyler with an approximate enrollment for the 2015/2016 school year of 605 students.


  • K-5th grade average class size is 20 students
  • 6-8th grade average class size is 45 students
  • 9-12th grade average class size is 40 students
  • AP Courses offered at RTR High School
  • Intergenerational courses that pair senior citizens with high school students

There are also several higher education facilities in the region, including:




Distance from Tyler

Southwest State University       

Marshall, Minnesota    

28 miles

Minnesota West Community and Technical College        

Pipestone, Minnesota

31 miles

South Dakota State University

Brookings, South Dakota

37 miles


The Official Website for the City of Tyler, MN